• Nov. 8: K-8 parent/teacher conferences. 2 p.m. dismissal.
  • Nov. 10: 2:45 p.m. dismissal begins
  • Nov. 20: Thanksgiving Feast for Nevatim, K'Ton Ton, Teenoki
  • Nov. 21: Thanksgiving Feast for Nitzanim/Chaverim
  • Nov. 22: Grandparents & Special Friends Day; Early Childhood dismissal - 11:30 a.m.; LS/MS dismissal - noon. 
  • Nov. 23 & 24: Thanksgiving - no school
  • Nov. 27: Teacher In-Service - no school
  • Nov. 29, 8:30 a.m., Pollman Hall: Come to Akiba's "Israel at 70: Secrets of an Israeli Breakfast Cooking Class," with Akiba mom Liat Berger. Come hungry! RSVP to lkramermorgan@akibaacademy.org.
  • Thursdays, 8:15 a.m., Boardroom: Pathways in the Parsha with Rabbi Rackovsky. 
*2:45 p.m. Dismissal Begins Friday*

Mark your calendars for Nov. 22! If you have not provided us with contact information for your grandparents or special friends, please s ubmit it  HERE so we can mail them invitations.

We would love your help during Grandparents Day, so please sign up to volunteer here


Shabbat: Emily and Shoshi's Nitzanim  class will host this Friday at 9 a.m. in Hanna's Room. Parents from all Nitzanim classes are welcome. Afterwards, parents may join their children in the classroom for challah and grape juice.
Join fellow parents for schmoozing and coffee before Shabbat from 8:30-9 a.m. in the Early Childhood Lobby.  Hanna's Room is a coffee-free and snack-free zone. 

Interested in volunteering? Deliver snack to classrooms or bag and deliver challot on Friday. Current parents, grandparents and past parents are all welcome to volunteer:  Snack sign up  and  Challah sign up .


Celebrate your 8th grader with an ad in the Akiba  yearbook. Create your ad here

As school counselors, we're always looking for tips and recommendations to pass along to parents. Please take a look at the Family Screen Time Agreement Template below, and be in touch with any questions or concerns.

Heather Behr and Suzie Hacker

Please let us know if you left unlabeled cash in the PTO mailbox by emailing PTO.

Preschool Thanksgiving F easts are Nov. 20 and 21. Sign up
here to help set up, serve and clean.

Lunch Volunteers: 
Sign up  here to help serve hot lunch. This can be a one-time thing or ongoing. We love grandparent servers, too.

The J Social Sports Youth Basketball Program begins this Sunday with our first of two FREE CLINICS.
Grades K-2  2-3 p.m.
Grades 3-6  3-4 p.m.


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